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African Myths and Legends (World Books Myths and Legends)

by Philip Ardagh

A collection of traditional tales from Africa, reflecting the cultures and religions from which the stories come.

Blizzards (World Book's Library of Natural Disasters)

by Philip Steele

"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher. This is the second edition.

Galaxies and the Universe (World Book's Solar System and Space Exploration Library)

by Dan Blunk

Introduction to Galaxies and the Universe, providing to primary and intermediate grade students, information on their features and exploration. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index.

Human Space Exploration (World Book's Solar System and Space Exploration Library)

by Karen Ingebretsen

"Introduction to space exploration, providing to primary and intermediate grade students information on astronauts, space shuttles, and space stations. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index."--Provided by publisher.

Jupiter, Ceres and the Asteroids (World Book's Solar System and Space Exploration Library)

by Dan Blunk

"Introduction to Jupiter, Ceres, and the Asteroids, providing to primary and intermediate grade students information on their features and exploration. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index"--Provided by publisher.

Mars (World Book's Solar System and Space Exploration Library)

by Al Smuskiewicz

Introduction to Mars, providing to primary and intermediate grade students information on its features and exploration. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index.

Neptune and the Distant Dwarf Planets (World Book's Solar System and Space Exploration Library)

by Robert N. Knight

"Introduction to Neptune and the distant dwarf planets, providing to primary and intermediate grade students information on their features and exploration. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index"--Provided by publisher.

Saturn and Uranus (World Book's Solar System and Space Exploration Library)

by Robert N. Knight

Accessible to primary and intermediate grade readers, this ten-volume set provides access to basic facts about the solar system and human space exploration. Typically, a question (such as "From where does the sun's energy come?") is followed by about a paragraph or two of basic explanation and accompanied on the facing page by a color photograph or illustration. Included in each approximately 60-page volume are a page of "fun facts," a glossary, an index, and an age appropriate guide to further resources. The volumes individually cover the Sun and other stars; Mercury and Venus; Earth and the Moon; Mars; Jupiter, Ceres, and the asteroids; Saturn and Uranus; Neptune and the distant dwarf planets; galaxies and the universe; telescopes and space probes; and human space exploration. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

The Sun and Other Stars (World Book's Solar System and Space Exploration Library)

by Lori Meek Schuldt

Introduction to the sun and other stars, providing to primary and intermediate grade students information on their features and exploration. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index.

Telescopes and Space Probes (World Book's Solar System and Space Exploration Library)

by Kathleen Kain

Introduction to telescopes and space probes for primary and intermediate grade students. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index.

Tornadoes (World Book's Library of Natural Disasters) 2nd Ed.

by Philip Steele

"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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